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History

Jinhan was one of the three Hans who lived before Christ and who settled in Gyeongsangbuk-do. His rule became the base of the Silla Kingdom, with its brilliant culture. The 1,000-year kingdom flourished and unified the three prior kingdoms.

Gyeongsangbuk-do's old map

Our region was named Gyeongsang-do in 1314 (the first year of King Chungsuk's reign in the Goryeo dynasty). When the area was reorganized into 13 provinces in 1896 (the 33rd year of King Gojong's reign in the Joseon dynasty), our region was renamed “Gyeongsangbuk-do.” The present administrative districts were organized with the bu, gun, and myeon reorganization in 1914.

1314
The region was named "Gyeongsang-do" for the first time.
August 1896
The province was named “Gyeongsangbuk-do” according to the 13-province system.
March 1914
The bu-gun-myeon system was put in place (1 bu, 22 guns, 1 do)
August 1949
Daegu, Pohang, and Gimcheon were promoted to the status of cities. Ulleung-do was renamed “Ulleung-gun” and included 3 cities and 23 guns.
January 1963
Uljin-gun was merged with Gangwon-do
April 1966
Uljin-gun was merged with Gangwon-do.
June 1981
Daegu was promoted to the status of a city directly controlled by the government and separated from Gyeongsangbuk-do.
January 1989
Gyeongsan-eup was promoted to the status of a city. (There were 10 cities and 24 guns.)
January 1995
10 cities and 13 guns were created through the integration of cities and guns.
March 1995
Dalseong-gun was merged with Daegu Metropolitan City.
July 1995
The first self-governing administration elected by popular vote (Governor Lee Eui-geun) was re-installed, and the 5th Provincial Council was established.
July 1998
The first self-governing administration elected by popular vote (Governor Lee Eui-geun) was re-installed, and the 6th Provincial Council was established.
July 2002
The first self-governing administration elected by popular vote (Governor Lee Eui-geun) was re-installed, and the 7th Provincial Council was established.
July 2006
The second self-governing administration elected by popular vote (Governor Kim Kwan-yong) was installed, and the 8th Provincial Council was established.
July 2010
The second self-governing administration elected by popular vote (Governor Kim Kwan-yong) was re-installed, and the 9th Provincial Council was established.
담당부서 :
경상북도청
전화번호 :
1522-0120
업데이트 날짜 :
2018.12.12